United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

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Name: United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) (CERD)
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

10 Years after the Advisory Opinion on the Wall in Occupied Palestine: Time for Concrete Action

July 9 th 2014 To: Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban ki Moon High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions  This letter is joined by 86 legal experts and 32 legal networks and organizations concerned with the ongoing ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Gearing up for science congress

Climate change and health are closely related, and the study of non-communicable diseases and contagious diseases in relation to environmental conditions is key, said vice-chancellor of Sri Ramachandra University, J.S.N Murthy.He was speaking at the National ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Longshore workers support the National Justice for Trayvon Martin Movement

By Gary WilsonTrayvon MartinJuly 22, 2013The following resolution was submitted by Clarence Thomas and passedunanimously at the membership meeting of ILWU Local 10 on July 18.Whereas, the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial has provoked outcryacross ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

National harmony and other fluffy bills

THE National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) has drafted a few Bills to be submitted to the government: The National Harmony Bill, National Unity Bill and the National Unity & Integration Commission Bill.While the attempt at curing a widely recognised ... [Published FZ.com - Jun 14 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Senator Expected to Introduce Online Poker Bill

Tomorrow the Pennsylvania Senate will host an online gambling hearing, and as a precursor to the hearing State Senator Edwin Erickson has announced his plans to introduce an online gambling bill that would legalize online poker in the state, which was ... [Published Bluff Magazine - Jun 02 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown

Photo of Shin-Okubo by flickr user Metro Centric, (CC BY 2.0) Shin-Okubo , a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been suffering from anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years. ... [Published Global Voices Online - Mar 06 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

This Apartheid Week, Read the Report Israel Doesn’t Want you To See

(By Ben White) This week has seen the promotion of yet more anti-democratic legislation in Israel. A new law that received final approval by the Knesset gives, for the first time, separate representation to Muslim and Christian Palestinian citizens ... [Published Informed Comment - Feb 28 2014]

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10 Years after the Advisory Opinion on the Wall... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 09 2014]
July 9 th 2014 To: Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban ki Moon High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions  This letter is joined by 86 legal experts and 32 legal networks and organizations concerned with the ongoing ...
Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown [Published Global Voices Online - Mar 06 2014]
Photo of Shin-Okubo by flickr user Metro Centric, (CC BY 2.0) Shin-Okubo , a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been suffering from anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years. ...
This Apartheid Week, Read the Report Israel Doe... [Published Informed Comment - Feb 28 2014]
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